This story was originally published April 17, 1988Complete article here.
EXORCIZO, te, immundissime spiritus, omnis incursio adversarii, omne phantasma, omnis legio. (I cast thee out, thou unclean spirit, along with the least encroachment of the wicked enemy, and every phantom and diabolical legion.)
- From the Roman Ritual of the Catholic Church, its Rite of Exorcism
One night almost 40 years ago, when Verhagen Hall at St. Louis University was a residence for Jesuits, a priest just back from a year of study at Harvard University heard a diabolical laugh that froze his blood.
Tuesday, March 08, 2005
The exorcist revisited the echoes of 'wild, diabolical laughter' ...
...recall the St. Louis U. exorcism of 1949